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Violence against women: more risky than cancer, car accidents, war and malaria!

Women around the world are subject to rape, domestic violence and other forms of violence, and the scale and true nature of the issue is often hidden. That’s why women’s activists have marked November 25 as the International Day for … Continue reading

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Women still disadvantaged in agricultural employment

According to a recent UN report, women continue to reap less benefits from employment in agriculture than men in rural areas, and the recent global financial and food crises have slowed down progress towards gender equality in farming-related labour. According … Continue reading

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Gender equality on development agenda for 2011

Gender Mainstreaming of Development Policies needed! The United Nations Organization (UNO)  presented its priorities for 2011. Gender equality is on the agenda,  among with sustainable development, climate change,  global security, human rights and social and crisis response to nuclear disarmament. … Continue reading

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